Malinke Burus
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Buru is the Malinke word for "flute" Mamady Mansare is the elder of an illustrious dynasty of flute players in Guinea made famous through fifty+ years of world tours and recordings by the world reknowned Ballets Africains. In Guinea, Malinkes and Fulanis share the tambin and they have different playing styles. Master Mansare's traditional Malinke flutes are tuned to an A-flat diatonic scale they have a sweet voice with rich multiphonic sounds, especially in the upper register.*

Available only in the key of A-flat.
Price: $150
Shipping not included.

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Ordering information:

To order a tambin, please send us an EMAIL specifying the type(s) of tambin you want along with your mailing information. We will calculate the shipping costs and send you a final invoice. Once your payment is received we will need up to 10 business days to ship the instrument.

Once received, you will have up to 30 calendar days to evaluate the instrument. If for any reason you are not satisfied, you can return it for a full refund as long it has not been damaged or altered. In all cases, all shipping charges are to be paid by the customer.


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